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Don Okubo Interview

Date: January 8, 2001
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Videographer: Rodney Otani
Densho ID: ddr-densho-1004-21
00:55:04
9 segments
Nisei male. Born January 22, 1919. During World War II, volunteered for the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and eventually transferred to the Military Intelligence Service. Served as an interpreter interrogating Japanese prisoners of war in Palau.
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Volunteering for the 442nd Regimental Combat Team Segment 1 of 9 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Assigned to Joint Intelligence Center Pacific Ocean Area (JICPOA) in Hawaii Segment 2 of 9 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Memories of invading Palau Segment 3 of 9 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Interrogating Japanese prisoners of war Segment 4 of 9 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Interrogation strategies as a Japanese American interpreter Segment 5 of 9 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Being with Japanese prisoners where Japan surrendered Segment 6 of 9 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Convincing a Japanese admiral to surrender Segment 7 of 9 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Witnessing the destruction in Japan postwar Segment 8 of 9 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii The importance of military service for Japanese Hawaiians Segment 9 of 9 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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